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“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Governor El-Rufai: I never attempted to stop EFCC from investigating me

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that he had never at any time prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from performing its functions as widely misreported.

Murtala Nyako: Court admits EFCC’s application to take evidence of witness via video link

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s application to take its principal witness, one Kobis, who is presently abroad, via video link.
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Anti-Grazing Bill not practicable – Fulani group

Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.
Murtala Nyako

Court adjourns Murtala Nyako’s ‘N29bn fraud’ trial

Justice O.E. Abang of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned hearing in the case involving former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako to October, 29 and 30 for further hearing.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor’s father passes on

The Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri, has announced the death of his father.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Murtala Nyako

N29 million fraud: Court adjourns former Governor Nyako’s case till May 31

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the ongoing trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, until May 13 for the defence to cross-examine the 20th prosecution witness, Mr Chris Odofin.

EFCC tenders more exhibits against former Governor Nyako, others

Justice E.O. Abang of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Monday, admitted more documents in evidence in the case of diversion of state fund and money laundering brought against the ex-governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa election: 10 governorship candidates step down for Ahmadu Fintiri

With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.
Abdulaziz Nyako

Election: Adamawa ADC candidate to resuscitates SA, LAS programmes

Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako has promised to resuscitate the Special Assistance and Local Apprenticeship Scheme (LAS) programmes initiated by his father, for job creation in Adamawa state.

Federal High Court returns Justice Abang to Abuja

A new re-deployment ‎by the management of the Federal High Court has brought back a prominent judge of the court, Justice Okon Abang, to the Abuja Division, from where he was posted to Asaba division two years ago.

Yahaya Hammanjulde: ADC certain of victory in Adamawa

Alhaji Yahaya Hammanjulde, the Adamawa Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), said the party had confirmed its grassroots support and certain of victory in 2019 general elections in the state.
Murtala Nyako

2019: Former Governor Murtala Nyako begins tour of Adamawa

Former Governor Murtala Nyako, has begun the political tour of Adamawa state, where he urged electorates, to vote for credible candidates into elective position, come 2019 general polls.

Murtala Nyako: APC will face defeat in many states

Admiral Murtala Nyako, the former Chief of Naval Staff and past Deputy Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, and one-time Governor of Adamawa State, has dropped a bombshell to the All Progressive Congress (APC), saying the party would suffer defeat in many states because of injustice, impunity and the growing number of aggrieved people.

Party threatens INEC chairman with contempt

A political party, People Unity Party (PUP) at the weekend threatened to commence contempt proceedings against Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmud Yakubu, for disobeying a subsisting court order.

N29 billion fraud trial: How Muritala Nyako, son Abdul-Aziz laundered N1.8 billion – Witness

A detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adekunle Odofin, on November 29, 2018, told a Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, how a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, allegedly laundered over N1.8billion belonging to the state, using a company co-owned with his son, Abdul-Aziz Nyako, a Senator.
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Ibrahim Magu writes Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, urges Binta Nyako to hands off corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has written to the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, requesting that all EFCC court cases being handled by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court Abuja, be reassigned to another judge in a bid to obtain fair judgement.

N29bn fraud: Court grants Murtala Nyako’s request to travel for medicals, adjourns to October...

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama Abuja, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 granted an application by a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, seeking the release of his travelling documents to enable him travel to Germany for medical check-up.

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Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.

NOC appoints Oba Elegushi as chairman, patrons forum

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter outlines plan for ‘open and decentralized’ system for social networks

Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.

Afeez Aremu celebrates Norwegian league promotion with IK Start

Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.
An EFCC operative, Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.

Witness: Abdulrasheed Maina hides assets using son Faisal’s name

An EFCC operative Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.